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Let’s Take a Fall Ferry Trip in the Southern Gulf Islands

fall ferry trip Gulf Islands

Hastings House is sponsoring this look at a fall ferry trip in the Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia. A ferry tour in the Southern Gulf Islands, fills the bill for a unique fall adventure. What traveler doesn’t appreciate beautiful scenery, uncrowded islands and enough activities to satisfy the most active of baby boomers? Located […]

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Active Travel Tips for Gros Morne National Park

view of water with boat in the distance

Updated: 04.03.2020: Active travel is obviously one of our favorite ways to explore new destinations, but when we managed to go off-the-beaten-path in a national park, well, our travel feet get really itchy! Our guest contributor, Erika Nelson and her husband went all the way to Newfoundland to find some boomer adventure and did they […]

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theater scene

Enjoy a Stratford Shakespeare Festival Weekend With Our Tips

theater scene

Canada is a beautiful place to visit in the late summer and early fall. Known for stunningly scenic landscapes, Ontario is especially popular for active travel options. But, it’s not all hiking, biking or building sandcastles at the beach. If you’re looking to mix a little culture into your next Canadian adventure, guest contributor Kirsten […]

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How to See the Best of Toronto in Three Days

city skyline behind body of water

Canada is filled with beautiful cities that are packed with history, and culture, not to mention plenty of Canadian adventures for boomer travelers.  Previously, we’ve told you about a Canadian wolf adventure, sailing Bras Do’r Lake and exploring Dawson City. Today, our guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, is taking us on a tour of one of the country’s […]

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Ski trails on Mont Royal

Exploring Montreal in Winter

Ski trails on Mont Royal

As you know, we love active travel and although some are a little adverse to cold weather travel, we love to mix the two. And while there are many places to enjoy some wintertime travel, you can’t go wrong with our neighbor to the north, Canada. Guest contributor and Ontario resident, Kirsten Gallagher, is here […]

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Whale watching San Juan Islands

On the Orca trail in the San Juan Islands

Whale watching San Juan Islands

Travel takes on a very special meaning for those who travel the world looking for wildlife. If you love heading to off-the-beaten-path destinations to see beautiful animals in their natural habitat, look no further than the San Juan islands. Follow along as our guest contributor, Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85, takes us on a beautiful adventure around […]

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Cobourg Sandcastle Festival

Exploring Ontario’s Cobourg Beach Sandcastle Festival

Cobourg Sandcastle Festival

It’s already been established many times over that Canada travel is absolutely full of wonderful experiences. However, art-loving travelers might want to put one of Ontario’s most popular annual festivals – the Cobourg Beach Sandcastle Festival – on their calendar for next year. Guest contributor and Toronto resident, Kirsten Gallagher, is here to tell us about […]

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St. Pierre

Exploring the French Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon

St. Pierre

Although traveling the world is well worth it, sometimes we forget that exploring in our own backyard is a great way to find little off-the-beaten-path gems. Guest contributor and Toronto resident, Kirsten Gallagher, recently had the opportunity to explore two little-known French islands, St. Pierre and Miquelon, which sit off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. […]

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Wild Pacific Trail

Walking the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, B.C.

Wild Pacific Trail

Updated 07.01.2018: On a Vancouver Island road trip, walking the Wild Pacific Trail offers visitors to Ucluelet, the opportunity to get out of the car for an exercise break. But don’t move so fast that you fail to appreciate the dramatic ocean views and serene forest setting. This moderately easy walk is a must-do when travelers […]

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